Game-Changers: How Crisis Affects Children’s Play

“Culture arises and unfolds in and as play.” ~ Johan Huizinga, Dutch historian.

Photo by Volodymyr Hryshchenko on Unsplash

As a novel virus circulates the globe, halting commerce and plunging humankind into a waking slumber of feverish panic buying and virtue signalling, a peculiar juxtaposition between children’s play and catastrophe emerges. Human occupations — that is, work, leisure, social participation, spiritual…

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Aimee Dyamond

Aimee Dyamond

writing person | occupational therapist | never seen a ghost. I write about food, weird histories, human behavior, and our lives under late capitalism